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EMERGING ISSUES RAF TOP IN TELEMARK Feeling out of the Loop... R


AF Regiment Reservist, LAC Chris


Stewart of 609 (WR) Aux Sqn at Leeming has beaten off tough competition to be crowned British Telemark Ski Champion 2013.


Calling 14-18 yr olds for high adventure


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hildren of Service parents are


again invited to take part in an 8 day outward bound adventure. With only £50 to pay, it would seem too good an opportunity to miss…


TRANSITION IS ON TRACK


he Secretary of State for Defence has


said: “The Afghans are taking more and more responsibility for planning and executing operations and British forces are more and more in an advising and assisting role.”


TEAM WILL NOT DISPLAY IN 2013


been taken following a review of our operational priorities”.


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100 TYPHOONS AND COUNTING...


he reformed No 1 (Fighter) Sqn, has


taken delivery of the 100th Typhoon to enter service.


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spokesman for the Tornado Role Demo team said: “This decision has


T


he RAF FF survey ‘Support to Families’ is


available at www.raf-ff.org.uk. It informed Air Cmd Community Support and welfare organisations as to how you perceive the quality of the support available.


Black Hornet Nano UAV – an asset in the palm of your hand


B I


ritish troops in Afghan are the


first to use state of the art hand held nano surveillance helicopters. The Black Hornet measures 4 inches and is equipped with a tiny camera giving reliable full motion video and still images.


True value of the ‘War Pension Scheme’


t is reported the Government is protecting state pensions with


a rise of 2.5%, while pensions – through the War Pension Scheme – will rise by only 2.2%. In response the MoD said: The WPS, despite its name, is not a pension”.


COMPLETE OUR QUICK SURVEY: www.raf-ff.org.uk


P


lease complete the RAF FF


online survey and help us focus on the disadvantages of Service life that need to be eradicated. Survey closes 31 Mar 13.


RAF becomes NATO Response Force lead


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ir Cdre Martin Sampson has assumed the lead for the NATO Response Force. He said: “This is


a really important time. Ops over Libya emphasised how important our role within NATO is and the need to maintain a robust air command and control capability. This year holds many uncertainties including the unfolding events in Africa.”


HOW SERIOUSLY DO YOU TAKE YOUR ONLINE SECURITY?


oD guidance suggests social


networking sites are used by criminals looking for ways to con or steal your identity and those who wish you harm.


MISSION CREEP


n response to MPs fears that UK Forces would


be further drawn into the conflict in Mali, the Defence Secretary confirmed the UK military commitment to the situation in West Africa was limited.


FRAUDULENTLY CLAIMING CEA


been found guilty of falsely claiming £188,000 Continuity of Education Allowance. The Lt Col failed to report that he and his wife had separated.


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senior officer has


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